Dr. Woods Black Soap also known as Anago Soap or Alata Soap originates from West Africa. It has been used for centuries in Africa. It’s methods and secrets have been passed down from generation to generation to keep the soap close to mother nature and avoid exploitation and imitations. Many have tried to create their version of black soap with all kinds of ingredients.
For centuries, Africans have used Black Soap to help relieve acne, oily skin, clear blemishes and various other skin issues. Black soap has also been used to achieve beautiful skin. Africans have also used this natural soap for bathing and washing their hair. Today people from all walks of life are benefiting from this amazing soap. Great for removing makeup Dr. Woods Black Soap will leave your skin soft, clear and smelling delicious. This soap works against premature facial lines.
Black Soap comes from plantain skin. It is a natural source of vitamins A and E and iron. (Plantain is a popular food in Africa, South America and other parts of the world. It can be found in ethnic or international grocery stores such as Latino, Caribbean or African. It looks like a banana but much bigger. It does not taste like a banana and has to be cooked before eating. The skin of the plantain is gingerly dried to be precise texture under the hot African sun. It is then roasted in a clay oven. The heat must be constant in order to achieve a particular color, texture, and smell.
The next process is very delicate because if it is not done properly, with the right ingredients, there will be no soap. The roasted plantain skin is mixed with palm oil, palm kernel oil to form the soap. The roasting of the plantains determines the brownish-black color of the soap. The longer the plantains are roasted, the darker the soap. Dr. Woods may be used by anyone who wishes to improve the quality of their skin.